A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard deduction amount to reduce the marriage penalty, simplify the filing of individual tax returns, and provide tax relief for lower and middle income individuals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 1998
Length: 3 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on April 27, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 27, 1998
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S. 1989 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1989. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Marriage Penalty Reduction Act, S. 1989, 105th Cong. (1998).
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